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Mariehamn

Mariehamn (märēˈəhämnˌ) [key] or Maarianhamina mäˈrēänhäˌmĭnä, city (1996 pop. 10,399), capital of Åland prov., SW Finland, on Åland island. It is an active trade center and a popular summer resort. It was founded in 1861 by Czar Alexander II.

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